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Machine Design
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.101
Number of Followers: 208  
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ISSN (Print) 0024-9114
Published by Penton Media Homepage  [2 journals]
  • Digital Twins Offer a Safer Future
    • Authors: Jim Stuart ; Mike Lackey
      Abstract: In health, safety, and environment departments, technology can help mitigate risk and drive efficiency.
      PubDate: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 21:51:00 +000
  • 3D Printing Materials and ROI: Your Questions Answered
    • Authors: Bob Vavra
      Abstract: This Machine Design webcast sponsored by MakerBot offers expert insights.
      PubDate: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 17:02:00 +000
  • Li-ion Recharges the Battery Discussion
    • Authors: Sol Jacobs
      Abstract: Weighing long-term value vs. short-term costs.
      PubDate: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 20:45:00 +000
  • Harsh Environments Vary in Oil, Food Enclosures
    • Authors: Steve Sullivan
      Abstract: The challenges will be similar, but different applications will keep controls contained.
      PubDate: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 19:55:00 +000
  • PMI Slips Again as Uncertainty Roils the Manufacturing Sector
    • Authors: Bob Vavra
      Abstract: The Index drops to 48.1% in its fourth straight month of contraction.
      PubDate: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 19:03:00 +000
  • Difference Between: Sourcing a Static Versus a Versatile Industrial PC
    • Abstract: In this Difference Between, engineers will learn the nuances of selecting the proper industrial PC for their growing industrial automation needs. This article will cover the advancements of modular design and how it can help you keep your factory up to date with advancing technologies without having to purchase a list of static embedded box systems.
      PubDate: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 15:38:00 +000
  • Top Tips: Designing Precision Stampings
    • Abstract: Precision metal stamping can offer flexibility for short-run parts and capacity and economy for high-volume runs.
      PubDate: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 12:20:00 +000
  • Graphite/Metal Alloy Bearings to the Rescue
    • Authors: Colin Walker
      Abstract: Additional grades means even more applications for graphite/metal alloy bearings.
      PubDate: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 15:58:00 +000
  • Digital Twin Becoming a Singular Tool
    • Authors: Bob Vavra
      Abstract: A Rockwell expert cites five ways to use virtual tools to improve design and operations.
      PubDate: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 18:20:00 +000
  • Microbes Can Recover Rare-Earth Magnet Materials From Consumer Waste
    • Authors: Stephen Mraz 1
      Abstract: Recycling these materials critical into high-tech products could be crucial as the cost to mine and refine them continue to climb.
      PubDate: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 21:43:00 +000
  • Wearable Haptic Device Creates the Sensation of Touch
    • Authors: Stephen Mraz 1
      Abstract: VR skin gets power and command signals wirelessly.
      PubDate: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 15:34:00 +000
  • Top Tips: How to Best Use Direct Metal Laser Melting 3D Printing
    • Abstract: While additive manufacturing is gaining ground for production, creating metal parts is becoming important. Understanding the equipment, materials, and processes is important. In these tips, readers will learn why and how to create 3D-printed metal parts using Direct Metal Laser Melting.
      PubDate: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 13:15:00 +000
  • GFX Guidance System Solution for Beckhoff XTS Transport System
    • Abstract: The GFX Guidance System for Beckhoff XTS meets the needs of higher duty XTS applications where motion profile and long term durability requirements are particularly demanding.
      PubDate: Sat, 23 Nov 2019 16:13:00 +000
  • Machine Learning Improves Performance of the Advanced Light Source
    • Authors: Stephen Mraz
      Abstract: A neural net helps create an algorithm that juggles 35 parameters to adjust magnets in a high-powered synchrotron.
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 21:47:00 +000
  • Quiet, Low-Pulsing Diaphragm Pump Can Handle Aggressive Fluids
    • Authors: MD Staff
      Abstract: The FP 400 next-generation diaphragm pump from KNF combines the advantages of diaphragm pumps—including self-priming, run-dry capability, and a long, maintenance-free life—with a pulsation level comparable to gear pumps. Pulsations for the pump are l
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 17:04:00 +000
  • Avoiding common mistakes when getting your project ready for prime time
    • Abstract: When you’re ready to begin production, lead time is most likely a top concern. Many companies choose to outsource injection molding for this very reason. Many Stratasys Direct customers that are prototyping with additive manufacturing also to take advantage of our injection molding services for plastic components once they start seeing production part volumes of 1K to 100K.
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 16:08:00 +000
  • Stretchable Electronics, Polymer Layers Key to Wearable Multifunction
           Medical Patch
    • Authors: Bill Schweber
      Abstract: By combining layers of stretchable polymers with a tiny circuit board, researchers developed a rugged, comfortable skin patch that wirelessly reports raw data for EKG, respiration rate, pulse rate, etc.
      PubDate: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 15:56:00 +000
  • Specify Hose Materials to Match Applications
    • Authors: Bill Menz
      Abstract: Here’s a look at the most common hose materials and what they are best suited for. There are also some tips on keeping costs for hoses to a minimum while still getting top-notch performance.
      PubDate: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 21:04:00 +000
  • Machine Safety Backup with Communications
    • Abstract: When searching for the right power safety device, consider devices that offer value added capabilities.
      PubDate: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 20:42:00 +000
  • Make vs. Buy: Key factors to consider
    • Abstract: Should you outsource your manufacturing or take on in-house production' The make versus buy decision is present in every company that produces goods, no matter how small or large. Weighing the benefits of manufacturing in-house versus purchasing services from a third party can be daunting when a lot is at stake for your business.
      PubDate: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:12:00 +000
  • Become a 3D printing expert: Guide to rapid prototyping
    • Abstract: Stratasys Direct Manufacturing knows 3D printing technologies and materials better than anyone else. Making your prototype its best requires more than a great machine. It takes tried and true practices and deep industry knowledge and expertise to make a complicated process straightforward and successful.
      PubDate: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 14:46:00 +000
  • Coaxial E-Spun Fibers Open the Door to New Drug Delivery Channels
    • Authors: Stephen Mraz 1
      Abstract: A new manufacturing process combines the properties of different materials into a fiber for medical or industrial textiles.
      PubDate: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 19:29:00 +000
  • NASA Tests Melanin-Based Radiation Blocker for Astronauts
    • Authors: Stephen Mraz 1
      Abstract: A biological pigment mixed with manmade polymers could acts as a sunscreen strong enough for space journeys.
      PubDate: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 19:15:00 +000
  • Wireless Technology FAQs
    • Abstract: What is the meaning of pairing and how does it work' Which factors affect the transmitting and receiving reliability' How can the transmitting and receiving reliability be ensured'
      PubDate: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:00:00 +000
  • IIoT-Enabled Pneumatics Improves Packaging Operation
    • Authors: Chris Noble ; Mark Densley
      Abstract: A new flow-control approach combining the inherent advantages of pneumatics with the versatility of IoT technology proved ideal in a seed filling and packaging application.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:35:00 +000
  • Four Steps to Safer Hoses
    • Authors: Bill Menz
      Abstract: Here are four simple ways designers keep plants running and minimize potentially dangerous situations involving hoses.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:25:00 +000
  • Top Tips: Pitfalls to Avoid When Selecting and Integrating Linear Modules
    • Abstract: Pre-engineered linear modules, used in a range of linear transport applications, are an essential and effective component of many high-speed automation and material handling systems.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:10:00 +000
  • Position and speed sensor types
    • Abstract: Nothing works without sensor technology. Any modern and smart technology relies on precise sensor technology - whether optical sensors, pressure, position, speed, temperature, or acceleration sensors.
      PubDate: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:08:00 +000
  • Ducted Fuel Injection Cleans Up Diesel Engines
    • Authors: Stephen Mraz 1
      Abstract: New fuel injectors eliminate soot without expensive exhaust treatment devices.
      PubDate: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:28:00 +000
  • What’s All This 3D Printing Stuff, Anyhow'
    • Authors: Paul Rako
      Abstract: Inexpensive 3D printers can make engineering prototypes, not just action figurines and fidget spinners.
      PubDate: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:50:00 +000
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